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Feb 20, 2017 · It’s hard to know exactly how lead fragments got into this eagle’s gizzard, but the most common source is ammunition. Eagles and other birds scavenge remains left behind by hunters — ammo
The increased cost of using a non-toxic alternative is much lower than what it would cost to remove the lead from the environment. Non-lead shot has been proven to be as effective as lead shot in
Interestingly — and surprisingly — researchers have found that lead particles can travel up to 18 inches away from the original wound channel, embedding into the meat almost invisibly. Other researchers have found higher levels of lead in hunters and their families as compared to non-hunters.
cbc – hunters say non-toxic ammo hard to find as 7th lead-poisoned eagle found Cobequid Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre asking hunters to use non-lead ammo, but it’s hard to find in N.S. By Cassie Williams, CBC News – Last Updated: Mar 16, 2017 11:40 AM AT
Hunters have the option to once again take the lead in bettering the relationship between humans and nature as the planet becomes a less hospitable place for the wildlife we say we love.
same here. I wish non-lead ammo were more abundant, easier to find, and more affordable. I feel like non-lead requirements would lead (no pun) to much better availability and affordability of better ammo. Lead is so 1700’s! The market needs a nudge.
3)Cost of non-lead bullets. Although non-lead rounds do cost more than the cheapest lead ammo, if you are investing in premium lead hunting bullets you will actually be spending about the same and sometimes less for non-lead. As for lead at the range, EPA has authority over ranges.
Let’s be clear about what this is, and isn’t, about. This has nothing to do with restricting hunting or the Second Amendment. Our organization has hunters and non-hunters as members.
The continued use of lead in ammunition, environmental and public health advocates say, remains an under-appreciated and preventable source of exposure to the toxic heavy metal for millions of Americans.
Poisons and Predators. This blog post is inspired by a recent bald eagle patient who was admitted to AIWC due to lead poisoning. I want to explore the different reasons behind how and why wildlife can become poisoned.
If you can’t find non-lead ammo or fishing tackle at your local store, ask them to stock some. Increased demand brings down prices. Watch for off-season sales. Waterfowl hunters have already switched to using non-toxic shot. This has saved millions of ducks from lead poisoning.
I said «plenty of hunters». If 1% of hunters are doing so illegally, that’s still thousands of hunters. In Michigan there are over a million permitted deer hunters each year. Some of those people are not following all of the rules. Not to mention the ones who don’t even bother to get a permit. I never said «most hunters» or anything close to that.